About Aromatherapy

Hydrosol, Hydrolat, Floral Water – What’s The Difference?

Hydrosol, hydrolat, floral water – most people are familiar with these terms in aromatherapy, but do they all mean exactly the same thing?


Effect Of The Limbic System In Aromatherapy

Did you know that essential oils can influence a fascinating part of the brain known as the Limbic System? This area controls all aspects of your emotions, memories, and even your very survival . . .

Carrier Oils – Aromatherapy’s Unsung Heroes

The base oils used in aromatherapy are more commonly known as carrier oils and are fundamental to aromatherapy itself. Not only do they help to dilute essential oils and ‘carry’ them into your body’s systems, but many of them have therapeutic and healing properties that can be used on their own as well. Technically classed […]

10 Easy Ways To Use Essential Oils Around Your Home

Usually when you want to create a soothing, relaxing atmosphere in the house, lighting up a burner or plugging in a vaporizer is the preferred option. But it is not always possible to use a burner in some locations, so . . .

Creating The Perfect Aromatherapy Christmas Box

An aromatherapy kit, filled with everything someone needs to relax and pamper, makes a unique gift for a loved one – it can be the perfect Christmas box in more ways than one . . .

How To Store Essential Oils

Storing your essential oils properly protects their healing properties and actually extends their life too. It’s easy, and saves you money in the long run . . .

The Power Of Aroma Can Beat Stress

Aromas have a powerful effect on our mind and body, and certain ones can be use to manage stress effectively. Here are some oils and methods to help beat stress . . .

Aromatherapy And The Sense Of Smell

The sense of smell is the most basic and primitive of all our senses, and is of vital importance to humans since it helps with the survival of our species . . .

Attars; Indian Attars, Floral Attars, Herbal Attars

Put simply, attar means fragrance, scent or essence. Attars are extracted from plant materials and there are plenty of them available in the world. Even in India, the craze for attars obtained from herbs, spices, flowers or barks, is not the less. These herbal attars in India are not only used for fragrance purposes but […]

Aromatherapy – A Brief History

Aromatherapy has a long and proud history with roots that date back thousands of years. From its early mystic and spiritual associations to its modern day integration into everyday life, the aromatic medicine that eventually became aromatherapy has been a presence in every age since before the birth of Christ. The use of aromatics was […]